Answering the Call

After Hurricane Harvey, it was clear that the loss of homes, schools, parks, concert venues, office buildings and even a television station was wide scale and that it would be months before everyone returned to their “new normal.” So many Houstonians were displaced and schools would take weeks to open, but not before some serious […]

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Hurricane Relief All the Way from Ohio!

We are truly grateful to Erica Lawson at American Festival for the Arts for referring Music Doing Good to the incredibly generous people at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio. They serve approximately 300 students at the Oberlin Community Music School who take private music lessons there. Each year, they hold a 30-day practice […]

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Music Doing Good to the Rescue!

Music Doing Good Helps School Music Programs After Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey caused a staggering amount of loss for Houstonians, with damage spread across the city and surrounding neighborhoods.  In the aftermath of the storm flooding, many schools lost musical instruments, with some programs losing their entire collection of orchestra and band instruments. With so […]

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Harvey Instrument Relief: Music Doing Good to the Rescue

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Music Doing Good quickly realized that not only did Houston sustain a devastating loss of residences, commercial buildings, performance halls and green spaces, but that Houston schools had sustained a devastating loss of musical instruments, as well. Thankfully a colleague and friend, Chris Johnson of KMFA Classical 89.5 in […]

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Summer is Over, But the Lessons Live On!!

Music Doing Good loves to hear from the children served by our outreach programs. And we do…a lot! We are truly grateful to understand the impact that music lessons or summer workshops have on budding young musicians. The following story recounts the experience of Solomon Alhakeem, a senior at High Schools for the Performing Arts, […]

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Good Job! Great Performance by our Summer Interns

Our summer interns had an action-packed week at Music Doing Good with the “Good Job!” internship. The students began the week with a forum in a safe and respectful environment to discuss religion, politics, gender roles, coming of age, relationships, culture identity and race. From this discussion, the children were asked to create writings based […]

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